Reconstruction:Old Median/ganzabara-

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This Old Median entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Old Median[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *ganza- (treasure) + *bara- (< Proto-Indo-European *bʰer-). Compare Parthian 𐭂𐭍𐭆𐭁𐭓 (gnzbr /ganzbar/), Parthian 𐫃𐫉𐫗𐫁𐫡 (gznbr /gaznβar/), Sogdian [script needed] (γznβr /γaznβar/), Old Armenian գանձաւոր (ganjawor).

Noun[edit]

*ganzabara-

  1. treasurer

Descendants[edit]

(Borrowings may be directly from Median)

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